815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801


Henry Reyes                              Wendell Johnson

    Chief of Police                    Public Affairs Administrator

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Huntsville Police Arrest Suspect Minutes after Robbery


Huntsville, Alabama (October 17, 2007) Huntsville Police with the South Precinct arrested a woman for armed robbery minutes after she robbed a man at gunpoint.  Spokesman Wendell Johnson said Michelle Shannon, age 24, who lives at 2016 Hobbs Road, was charged in the robbery.


Johnson said a male victim was walking to his apartment from his vehicle at Hunters Ridge Drive when Shannon allegedly pulled a gun and took his wallet and 1989 Cadillac Deville then fled. Huntsville Police Officer Chad Schrader spotted the vehicle minutes later at Seminole Drive and Governors. She was arrested and charged with Robbery 1st degree, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Resisting Arrest. Shannon was booked into the Madison County Metro Jail.